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Antwerp, Museum van Oudheden, studies of a bed

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Northern Italian Sketchbook - July 1891 - : Mackintosh made these studies in the Museum van Oudheden which was situated in the Steen. The early seventeenth century oak bed is now at the Vleeshuis Museum, Antwerp.Mackintosh has drawn (top left) a detail of the side fascia of the canopy, its fringed curtain and bed-post. A profile detail of the canopy is shown (top right…